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By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Notable violation of Snapchat users' privacy.

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Snaphack could be viewed as a way to make moments last, but for Snapchat users it's a potential nightmare scenario. The images and videos that are designed to disappear after only a few seconds can now be made permanent, and the person sending them will never know. That's worrisome from a privacy standpoint, since it means any image or video sent via Snapchat then can be shared or even posted online, without consent. Although sexting is the obvious example, even shots that were taken in fun (mocking the boss or acting silly) can come back to haunt you -- when you never knew they still existed.

View our video The Truth About Sexting for more ways to talk to your teen about safe messaging practices.

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